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God-Bothering: An Australian Literary Review Discussion


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In partnership with the Australian Literary Review, editor Stephen Romei leads a panel through a substantial discussion of the places where ideas and literary commentary meet.

In the wake of several visits to Australia from high-profile atheists, it’s time to take stock of how questions of faith and religion are handled in an Australian context. To coincide with the release of two major new histories of Christianity in Australia, our panel pick apart how secular Australia writes about and talks about God.



Stephen Romei
Stephen Romei

Stephen Romei is the editor of Australian Literary Review.

Gerard Windsor

Gerard Windsor has published nine books of fiction, memoir and essays, the last novel being I Have Kissed Your Lips. His most recent book is Ned Kelly and the Odd Rellie, a history of Australia in fifty clerihews. He is represented by his fiction in the Pen/Macquarie Anthology of Australian Literatu... Read more

Peter Craven

Peter Craven is one of Australia’s best-known literary critics. He edited Scripsi with Michael Heyward and was the founding editor of the Black Inc. Best Of annuals (Essays, Stories, Poems) and of Quarterly Essay. His work appears regularly in the Age, Australian, Sydney Morning Herald and Austral... Read more


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